The Atlantic recently published an article supporting the findings of Rutgers University-Camden public policy professor Paul Jargowsky that concludes 65% of the Black population in Syracuse, NY is living in highly concentrated areas of poverty. To read more, click here.
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Category: 2010 Census
Posted: September 25, 2015
Posted: December 2, 2013
This interesting long-read talks at length about median-housing income and educational attainment across the U.S. It also features an interactive map of what the author calls “Super Zip’s”, which are Zip code areas with the highest national rank in average household income and college educated residents. Read the story and check out the map here
Posted: October 23, 2013
An online tool was released by the ACS recently which allows users to look at housing characteristics across the country at a local level. Read about what it does here, and check out our Maps & Data section for a link to this tool and others like it.
Posted: October 8, 2013
Because of the Government Shutdown, the census.gov website is down. If you need to download Census data now, check out our Maps & Data section, or take a look at this article for links to multiple websites with archived Census data.
Posted: October 7, 2013
Last year, the Census Bureau released a report on population trends in American cities which confined downtown areas to a 2 mile radius. This year, a new approach to defining downtown areas was released by the Center City Philadelphia business improvement district. See how they differ here.